Fastest Way To Reply iMessage in iPhone & iPad: Here’s How

Last Updated on Nov 19, 2020Apple giving updates on a fast process like quick type, Siri updates, Custom today view, Notification included iMessage also. Most of the newbie in iOS’ iPad and iPhone user doesn’t know about the fastest way of reply iMessage in iPhone and iPad. Here is the guide on how to send iMessage reply in locked iPhone screen and unlocked iPhone as well. In both the situation you don’t tap the iOS screen more than two times.

Get three Kills Ways to Sent or Answer iMessage on iPhone, iPad running on Any iOS version.

1 Quick Reply iMessage on iPhone and iPad

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Ways of fast reply iMessage in iPhone and iPad: iOS 12/ 10/ iOS 8/ iOS 7

iOS 12: Quickly Reply iMessage from the lock screen

Without 3D Touch on Locked iPhone

Swipe Finger from right to left on lock screen iPhone, iPad: To Expand the Settings that showing in below screen,

Tap on View to read & Reply message without launch Messages app. (You need to Verify Face ID or Touch ID or Passcode to view the message text or image and Reply quickly).

1 Quickly Reply iMessage From lock screen in iOS 12 (1)

Using 3D Touch on Locked iPhone

Your iPhone or iPad is 3D Touch compatible, Force Touch on Message notification to view and get reply box in the same screen.

3D Tour Compatible Devices: iPhone X (Plus), iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone 7 (Plus), iPhone SE (Plus), iPhone 6S (Plus)

Your iPhone is unlocked, What to do?

if Notification Preview is Turn on, on your iPhone from the Settings app > Notifications > Scroll down and Find App Name > Show Previews > When Unlocked (Default)). You will see notification preview on top of the screen when it comes. Pull down message notification by touch and Drage on iPhone screen. at the same time, you will see reply text box. Type inside and send at the same time.

1 Quickly Reply iMessage From Unlocked iPhone screen in iOS 12

iOS 10 and Earlier.

Reply iMessage from unlocked iPhone and iPad screen

In this situation, you are working on your iPhone and iPad. Receiving a notification in notification center, now what have you to do that are given in below steps – Reply iMessage in iPhone.

Step 1

Are you received notification in notification center, pull down on it. Tap on new message notification, that you want reply.

Step 2

Type your reply and tap on send button.

Notification iMessage manage

reply iMessage from notification

The quickest way to reply iMessage on locked iPhone and iPad

Step 1

At the time of locked iPhone and iPad, just pull down notification slider from the lock screen.

Step 2

Swipe on notification from left to right, Reply button should enable on that notification.

Reply iMessage notification

iMessage reply from the locked screen.

Step 3

Tap on the reply button, Type message, and tap on send.

iMessage reply from locked screen.

iMessage reply in iOS 8

In this process, you don’t want to open your lock iPhone and iPad screen. You can reply iMessage without launch iMessage app from app home screen.

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  1. Yes, you have mentioned the right thing and this is really working properly, thanks for updating this article with us.

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    hotmail customer service Aug 7, 2018 at 11:23 pm

    Thanks for this post. It is the only way to fast reply that everyone knows. But sometimes while reply, it did not work properly, if so then contact with apple support.

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